Articles by Nick Moran

October 9, 2014

The Millions Top Ten: September 2014 2

A longtime Millions favorite author debuts in the number one spot.

September 9, 2014

The Millions Top Ten: August 2014 1

Two newcomers join the top 10.

September 4, 2014

Bard-yoncé 0

Beyoncé collaborated with Forrest Gander, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012, to write a poem called “Bey the Light.” You can read that over here. (Bonus: This isn’t the first time Queen B has teamed up with a prominent writer.)

September 4, 2014

Ben Lerner’s Nightstand 0

Ben Lerner, whose 10:04 has been reviewed in Bookforum and the New York Times, made an appearance on The New Directions blog to recommend four books of poetry that have at one point or another graced his nightstand. (No word on how he winnows down his list of books to be stacked on said nightstand, […]

September 4, 2014

“The good voice / And my voice” 0

Recommended Reading: “Wide Sigh” by Melissa Broder.

September 4, 2014

Miranda July’s Somebody 0

Miranda July – whose new novel, The First Bad Man, is due in January – has developed a smartphone app that “allows one person to deliver a message to another.” The kicker? Someone other than you will deliver the message verbally and in person. (Sounds like she’s probably due before Congress once again.)

August 28, 2014

City of Asylum 0

A Pittsburgh-based nonprofit is offering free housing and stipends to “foreign-born scribes who endured imprisonment, or worse, in their home countries.”

August 28, 2014

Notes on Missouri and America. 0

“We don’t have to look at Iraq for an analogue to Missouri,” writes Elif Batuman. “We can look instead at Missouri, or elsewhere in the United States.” Indeed for many ordinary Americans, as Jabari Asim echoes in his poem inspired by the recent events in Ferguson, “It’s more than time we had that talk / […]

August 28, 2014

“The 14-day Forecast says Drake too for weeks” 0

Recommended Reading: “Views from the 6” by Emma Healey, which will soon become the best poem you’ve ever read about Drake.

August 28, 2014

The Conch Republic Seeks Literary Job Applicants 0

A true genius is someone who’s talented and accomplished enough to work in the publishing/literary crucible of New York City, but who’s also smart enough to know that working in New York City is nothing compared to working in Key West, Florida. That’s right: the Key West Literary Seminar is hiring.